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 By Scott Hunter    News    June 24, 2015 

Man jumps off bridge

A man jumped off the Columbia River Bridge in Coulee Dam this morning, reportedly just because he thought he could make it. The 28-year-old jumped from the bridge just before 7:30. Another person was...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 24, 2015 

City awards more funds for tourism

The Electric City Council voted to give the chamber of commerce another $10,000 from its hotel/motel tax fund last week. The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce had asked to be on the agenda for June 9, was for a short period, and then found th...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 24, 2015 

Fireworks on 4th will be twice as spectacular

It’s almost “ooh and ah” time in the coulee, when thousands of people come to the area each year for the 4th of July Festival of America celebration, with the late evening fireworks show doubling in size this year over the top of Grand Coulee...

 
 News    June 24, 2015 

Newsbriefs

GC fire department busy Grand Coulee volunteer fire Chief Richard Paris reported to the city council last week that the fire department responded to eight calls in May, two of them structure fires. He said ambulance calls totaled 35, six in the Coule...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 24, 2015 

School ready to be sold

Want an old school building sitting on about eight acres of property? Center Elementary School in Grand Coulee is on the sales block, and interested buyers have until August 5 to get their bids in. The building and property was recently appraised at...

 
 News    June 24, 2015 

Fun fest

The audience enjoys a tense, but funny, moment as juggler/comedian Curt Carlyle gets help mounting his unicycle from audience members forced to wear skirts for no apparent reason. The show capped off...

 
 Opinion    June 24, 2015 

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Sixty-five Lake Roosevelt High School students graduated at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 11 in the LRHS gym. The Class of 2005 Motto was “Nothing we do changes the past. Everthing we do changes the future.” Senior Class officers were:...

 
 People    June 24, 2015 

Deppman/Van Geystel announce engagement

Gordy and Gay Deppman are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter Megan Deppman, to James Van Geystel, the son of Jim and Debbie Van Geystel. James and Megan are both former graduates of...

 
 Community    June 24, 2015 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 25, at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Jenn Tate from Earth and Sky Studios will be speaking on how to market summer tourism....

 
 Sports    June 24, 2015 

Merchants League standings

Merchants League 2015 Team Gross 1. Grand Coulee Lodge 215 2. Morning Star 221 3. CTFC 228 4. Oasis 230 5. Slicers 242 6. San Poil Valley 242 7. Lydig 244 8. Eagle Cove 244 9. Omak State Farm 249 10. Mama’s Boys 249 11.Coulee Dam Concrete...

 
 School    June 24, 2015 

FEA Scholarship winners

  The Grand Coulee Dam Federal Employees Association is pleased to announce the winners of the two scholarships for 2015.    Miss Megan Dowlen from Wilbur High School is one recipient and she plans on attending Oklahoma Christian University in...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    June 24, 2015 

Country/rock band to play at festival

Luke and Isaac Olson are bringing their country rock sound to Coulee Dam, July 4, where they will perform as the Olson Bros. Band, in the park below the Visitor Center. The two hail from Olympia and...

 
 Community    June 24, 2015 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/15 - USBR Plant Protection reported a vehicle parked at Station 5 after hours. An officer learned it was a Bureau of Reclamation employee from out of town locating where a meeting was to be held the next day. - Police found the...

 
 Legals    June 24, 2015 

Legal Notices for June 24, 2015

Grand Coulee Dam School District #301 Notice of Public Hearing on the 2015-16 Budget NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Proposed Budget of the Grand Coulee Dam School District #301 will be presented to the Board of Directors for its consideration. A...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 17, 2015

Coulee Dam police to serve Electric City

Electric City citizens will be served by a police department an extra city away next year. Coulee Dam got the contract for 2016 to provide police services to Electric City, whose city council, with little discussion, agreed June 9 to a five-year...

 
 News    June 17, 2015

Class of 2015 headed for their dreams

Forty-two young adults crossed the stage at the Lake Roosevelt High School gym Saturday to accept their high school diplomas. The class of 2015 was recognized and gave recognition to those who helped...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 17, 2015

Kids Fest happens this Saturday

Kids, mark Saturday, June 20, on your calendars. That’s the day the 11th Annual Kids Fest occurs in the coulee area. Start by picking up your passport and map from a variety of places -- Saturday Market at North Dam Park, Coulee Hardware or the...

 
 Opinion    June 17, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Starting July 1, you'll have to pay five bucks to spend a day at the Crown Point overlook, a Washington State Parks fee area, or you can purchase a season pass for $50. Shane Proctor...

 
 Community    June 17, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 18, at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Cheryl Hoffman will give a talk on rocks and geology of the Grand Coulee Dam Area. Care...

 
 Community    June 17, 2015

Dam dangling

Two workers rappel down the spillway gates and on the face of Grand Coulee Dam on Tuesday afternoon. It wasn't clear what kind of work they were up to, and no one was available at the dam's public...

 
 Sports    June 17, 2015

Merchants League 2015

Team Gross 1. Morning Star 188 2. Grand Coulee Lodge 185 3. CTFC 197 4. Oasis 198 5. Slicers 207 6. San Poil Valley 208 7. Lydig 210 8. Eagle Cove 212 9. Omak State Farm 214 10. Mama’s Boys 215 11.Coulee Dam Concrete 216...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    June 17, 2015

Changes planned for schools

Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Dennis Carlson Monday night outlined changes in the use of some spaces at the gym site on the Lake Roosevelt High School campus. Carlson told the board that the plan is to remove a wall in the old art...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    June 17, 2015

Principal resigns

Lake Roosevelt Junior/Senior High School principal Brandon Byers has resigned. The Grand Coulee Dam School District board of directors accepted Byers’ resignation at a special meeting Monday night. Byers said Tuesday that he has accepted a...

 
 Community    June 17, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 6/6 - A Grand Coulee man is being investigated for allegedly passing a fake $50 bill at a local business firm. The man has been banned from the firm. 6/8 - An officer checked on a report that a man with a rifle was seen on Martin Road....

 
 Legals    June 17, 2015

Legal Notices for June 17, 2015

CITY OF GRAND COULEE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the city council in the council chambers, 306 Midway Avenue, on July 7, 2015 at 6:05.m. The purpose of the public hearing is to review and...

 

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